1000 East Locust Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Laurel Elementary School serves 392 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Laurel Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 392 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Laurel Elementary School's student population of 392 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
392 students
This chart display total students of Laurel Elementary School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Laurel Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Laurel Elementary School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Laurel Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Laurel Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Laurel Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1332 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Laurel Elementary School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Laurel Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Laurel Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hispanic
34%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
56%
52%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Laurel Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.57
This chart display the diversity score of Laurel Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Laurel Elementary School often compared to?

Laurel Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Eyestone Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).

How many students attend Laurel Elementary School?

392 students attend Laurel Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

56% of Laurel Elementary School students are White, 34% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Laurel Elementary School?

Laurel Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.

What grades does Laurel Elementary School offer ?

Laurel Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Laurel Elementary School part of?

Laurel Elementary School is part of Poudre School District R-1.

School Reviews

Review Laurel Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Going Through a Divorce? How to Ensure Your Child's Continued Success in Public Schools
Going Through a Divorce? How to Ensure Your Child's Continued Success in Public Schools
Divorce can be a traumatic experience for children, but by working closely with your children's teachers, you can help maintain their grades and positive behavior at school.
Is Your Public School Understaffed? Why Schools are Instituting Hiring Freezes
Is Your Public School Understaffed? Why Schools are Instituting Hiring Freezes
Learn about how the current budget constraints are prompting public schools to institute hiring freezes - and how this will impact your children.
5 Tips for Helping Your Autistic Child Excel in Public Schools
5 Tips for Helping Your Autistic Child Excel in Public Schools
Learn about five ways you can work with your child's public school, teachers, and special programs to help your autistic child succeed academically.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 392 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Quick Links